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Sunflower Oil

Sunflower Oil is obtained from the seeds of the sunflower (Helianthus annuus Liné), which belongs to the aster or sunflower family (Asteraceae). Sunflower seeds have an oil content ranging between 40 and 50 percent. Native to North America, sunflowers are now mainly grown, among other places, in Ukraine, Russia, Hungary, France and Argentina.

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Very resistant to oxidation
High in natural vitamin E
High linoleic acid content

Characteristic properties

  • High content of the polyunsaturated fatty acid linoleic acid (omega-6, C18:2)
  • High in natural vitamin E
  • Available in a variety that is high in unsaturated oleic acid: high-oleic Sunflower Oil
  • Very resistant to oxidation

Areas of application


  • Used in the production of margarine and mayonnaise
  • A high-quality oil, suitable for salads as well as for cooking, pan-frying and deep-frying


  • An important ingredient in salves, lotions and bath oils
  • Anti-inflammatory and protects the skin
  • Easily absorbs into the skin


  • Used as a carrier for active ingredients in soft gelatin capsules
  • Used in the production of salves and creams

Animal nutrition & care

  • An important plant-derived fat component in animal nutrition and pet food products

Chemistry & technology

  • Used to produce soaps, varnishes, oil paints and artists' colors
  • Ideal for use in leather care products
  • Used as a preservative in cloth production



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